Cultural Leadership Guest Speaker Series: Johanna K. Taylor, PhD
Monday, April 12, 2021
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join Drexel's Arts Administration & Museum Leadership program for another installment of the Cultural Leadership Guest Speaker Series featuring Johanna K. Taylor, PhD on April 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Johanna K. Taylor is an Assistant Professor at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University and director of the graduate program in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership. Her work is grounded in a core value of art as catalyzing force advancing justice in daily life; her research pursues questions of cultural equity through the intersection of art, community, policy, and place. She holds a PhD in Urban Policy from The New School and an MA in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University. Her book The Art Museum Redefined: Power, Opportunity, and Community Engagement (2020) explores museums disrupting organizational hierarchies by sharing decision making with artists and communities. As an arts administrator she has worked at BRIC Arts|Media, A Blade of Grass, and Vera List Center for Art and Politics. Before joining ASU, she was a Creative Cities Fellow at Stanford University.